“Legal Multiculturalism: Comparing Gays and Muslims”
MPI-MMG, 18 October 2016
Christian Joppke holds a chair in sociology at the University of Bern (CH). He is also a recurrent Visiting Professor in the Nationalism Studies Program at Central European University, Budapest, and an Honorary Professor in the Department of Political Science and Government at Aarhus University. He is Member of the German Expert Council on Integration and Migration (SVR). A UC Berkeley Ph.D. (1989), Joppke has taught at the University of Southern California, European University Institute, University of British Columbia (Vancouver), International University Bremen, and the American University of Paris. He also held fellowships at Georgetown University and at the Russell Sage Foundation in New York. His recent books are Legal Integration of Islam (with John Torpey) (Harvard UP 2013), The Secular State under Siege: Religion and Politics in Europe and America (Cambridge: Polity 2015), and Is Multiculturalism Dead? Crisis and Persistence in the Constitutional State (Cambridge: Polity 2017).